News & Updates

Skip to search results
Select filters

Narrow Results

Select from the filters below to narrow your results.

Displaying 1 - 20 of 23
Displaying 1 - 20 of 23


Decreasing Non-Public-Safety Traffic Stops

Press conference announcing non-public-safety traffic stop results and community alternatives

Posted on
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - 1:54 p.m.

County Attorney’s office launches new data dashboards

The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office (RCAO) recently launched its new public data interface.

Posted on
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:36 a.m.

Press conference to announce Ramsey County action on gun safety

Press conference with Ramsey County leaders to announce action on gun safety.

Posted on
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 11:35 a.m.

Rep. Betty McCollum, Ramsey County Attorney John Choi and others announce federal funding for violence reduction efforts in Ramsey County

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi held a joint press conference with Congresswoman Betty McCollum and Saint Paul leaders on March 22 announcing $2.9 million in new federal funding to boost public safety in our community.

  • View press conference video
  • Media release
Posted on
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 9:45 a.m.

Press conference regarding non-public-safety traffic stops

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi held a press conference September 8 announcing new office policy.


Posted on
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 2:45 p.m.

Press conference regarding Nicholas Firkus homicide charges

Ramsey County Attorney John J. Choi held a press conference May 20 to announce charging in the State of Minnesota v. Nicholas Firkus 


Posted on
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 11:48 a.m.

October proclaimed Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners proclaimed October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Ramsey County.

Posted on
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 9:00 a.m.

Aug. 25 virtual town hall provides information on Child Support Services

The town hall will be hosted by the COVID-19 Racial Equity and Community Engagement Response Team and held via Zoom.

Posted on
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 12:53 p.m.

Press conference regarding centralized storage for sexual assault kits

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi joined leadership from the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office, the Saint Paul Police Department, the Ramsey County Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program supervisor and the Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA) to call upon legislators to create and fund centralized storage for sexual assault kits (SAK) at the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

Posted on
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 3:52 p.m.

Justice collaborative works to protect public safety and health during COVID-19 pandemic

Partners across the justice system took immediate action to address public health risks in our facilities to significantly reduce the possibility of transmission. 

Posted on
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 1:31 p.m.

County offering services at Dorothy Day Place

Staff from six county departments are now onsite providing assistance at the Saint Paul Opportunity Center that has opened at the Catholic Charities facility. 

Posted on
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 9:24 a.m.

Prosecutors transform approach in helping seal criminal records

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi and Washington County Attorney Pete Orput were joined by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison on October 3 to launch and announce their joint effort to proactively help rehabilitated residents seal criminal records. 


Posted on
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 1:18 p.m.

Ramsey and Washington County prosecutors help residents seal criminal records

 If you qualify, we can help you get your record sealed by the Court at no cost to you.

Posted on
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 9:40 a.m.

Press conference regarding case resolution

Ramsey County Attorney John J. Choi held a press conference August 28 addressing the case resolution in State of Minnesota v. Asad Ibrahim.

Posted on
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 6:05 p.m.

Press conference regarding Ramsey County Attorney's Office Facility Dog

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi held a press conference July 2 to announce the addition of a facility dog to assist crime victims and witnesses. Norie, a two-year old purebred Golden Retriever, will provide quiet companionship to adults and children who are victims and witnesses to crime. She is highly trained for the purpose of putting victims and witnesses at ease so they can better participate in the prosecution process and ease the natural tension that comes with highly traumatic experiences. 


Posted on
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 1:30 p.m.

Press conference regarding Ramsey County Sexual Assault Systems Review

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi held a press conference April 27 and released a report from a two-year study detailing a need for major systems change in sexual assault response. 

Posted on
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:30 p.m.

Press conference responding to verdict in Jeronimo Yanez trial

Ramsey County Attorney John J. Choi held a press conference June 16 responding to the verdict in the Jeronimo Yanez trial

Posted on
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 6:30 p.m.

Press conference regarding joint prosecution of human trafficking case

Ramsey County Attorney John J. Choi and Washington County Attorney Pete Orput held a joint press conference March 29 to announce charges in a multi-defendant human trafficking enterprise

Posted on
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:50 a.m.